Gabriel José Maldonado

Environmental Facilitator

Gabriel José Maldonado holds a Bachelors of Arts, History and Museum Studies from SUNY Buffalo State and a Masters in Science and Education from Bank Street College’s Graduate School of Education.

Gabriel most recently worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) as the Discovery Garden Assistant Program Coordinator. At BBG he planned and facilitated daily programming for families, schools and camp groups, trained and mentored volunteers, helped develop materials for children with disabilities, created educational STEM and botany curricula for groups, developed inquiry and object based lessons, led tours, evaluated programs and assisted with horticulture, repairs and greenhouse maintenance.

Gabriel has also worked for the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program on behalf of the BBG; volunteered for the United States National Park Service; and worked for the New York Aquarium where he lead workshops on conservation, marine biology and ecology; and also an student teacher at the Brooklyn Collaborative Outward Bound School where he worked in English Language Arts and curriculum development and Brooklyn New School where he assisted in curriculum development in the arts, sciences, reading and math.